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December 31, 2012
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  • Intel moves closer to launching its TV service
    Intel is preparing to roll out its virtual cable television service and set-top box on a city-by-city basis, writes Josh Constine. The slow rollout is a tactic for dealing with potential licensing problems, according to a source. One rumored feature would take on the DVR by allowing subscribers to watch any programming aired in the last month, Constine writes. TechCrunch (12/29), The Wall Street Journal (1/2) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  Video Upload 
  • Federal judge blocks streaming-TV sites over copyrights
    A federal judge in California has ordered Aereokiller and other online sites owned by Alki David to stop streaming live signals from the four major broadcast networks even though a New York court had earlier cleared another firm -- Barry Diller's Aereo -- to provide a similar service. The Los Angeles judge ruled that Aereokiller had violated copyright regulations, terming its transmission "public performances" in contrast to the New York federal court's opinion that Diller's service offered a private performance similar to Cablevision Systems' network DVR. Multichannel News (12/28), Variety (subscription required) (12/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  Technology Trends 
  • A forecast on health IT
    Software-as-a-service, bring-your-own device policies and telehealth applications are likely to drive health IT innovations and create headaches around data security and patient privacy, Brian Horowitz writes. "The tools available to manage those devices and ensure that they meet compliance and security requirements will become much better in 2013," says Dennis Schmuland of Microsoft. eWeek (12/28) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
  IP Download 
  • Analysis: Important trends for carrier Ethernet in 2013
    The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers will release a standard for 400 gigabits-per-second Ethernet networking in 2013, Craig Matsumoto writes in this analysis. Carrier Ethernet 2.0 certifications are expected next month, and the Metro Ethernet Forum is expected to address Ethernet services on clouds provided by carriers in 2013, he adds. Light Reading (12/31) LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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  • The dailyLead will not publish Tuesday
    In observance of New Year's Day, the dailyLead will not publish Tuesday. Publication will resume Wednesday. Enjoy the holiday! LinkedInFacebookTwitterEmail this Story
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